Period
to 25 September 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Cloud in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Cloud over the 6 months to 25 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK > England
6 months to
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 231 264 384
Rank change year-on-year +33 +120 +117
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 687 1,654 1,295
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.53% 1.27% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.90% 3.24% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 555 1,313 931
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,400 £41,250
90th Percentile £107,500 £95,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

Public Cloud is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17,618 50,990 61,836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.22% 39.23% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14,106 38,507 47,638
Median annual salary £57,500 £53,700 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.08% +2.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Public Cloud as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Public Cloud in England.

Salary trend for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Cloud in England over the 6 months to 25 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Cloud within the England region over the 6 months to 25 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +73 377 £75,000 -3.23% 53
South East +92 109 £67,500 +3.85% 16
North of England +63 78 £52,750 -4.09% 28
East of England +154 50 £88,750 +61.36% 5
Midlands +4 49 £65,000 +2.36% 15
North West +84 39 £57,500 -8.00% 20
West Midlands +48 38 £65,000 - 12
Yorkshire +67 24 £47,500 -9.52% 6
South West +65 22 £55,000 -6.82% 4
North East +20 15 £47,500 +5.56% 2
East Midlands +25 11 £66,250 +6.00% 3
Public Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 2020, IT jobs citing Public Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Public Cloud.

1 466 (67.83%) Azure
2 439 (63.90%) AWS
3 324 (47.16%) DevOps
4 233 (33.92%) Agile Software Development
5 227 (33.04%) Microsoft
6 210 (30.57%) Linux
7 206 (29.99%) Python
8 198 (28.82%) GCP
9 174 (25.33%) Terraform
9 174 (25.33%) Docker
10 173 (25.18%) Kubernetes
11 162 (23.58%) Windows
11 162 (23.58%) Finance
12 151 (21.98%) VMware
13 147 (21.40%) Ansible
14 141 (20.52%) Java
15 140 (20.38%) IaaS
16 135 (19.65%) Jenkins
17 127 (18.49%) PowerShell
18 126 (18.34%) VMware Infrastructure
18 126 (18.34%) SQL
18 126 (18.34%) PaaS
19 113 (16.45%) Degree
20 105 (15.28%) Google
21 104 (15.14%) Data Centre
22 102 (14.85%) Infrastructure as Code
23 95 (13.83%) SaaS
23 95 (13.83%) Migration
24 88 (12.81%) .NET
24 88 (12.81%) Git (software)

Public Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (4.51%) Confluence
2 25 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.77%) Tomcat
4 17 (2.47%) Skype for Business
5 14 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
5 14 (2.04%) IIS
6 12 (1.75%) WebLogic
6 12 (1.75%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.31%) Apache Spark
8 8 (1.16%) Apache
9 3 (0.44%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.44%) nginx
9 3 (0.44%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.29%) Anypoint
10 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.29%) SAS
11 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.15%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 12 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.58%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.15%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.15%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 466 (67.83%) Azure
2 439 (63.90%) AWS
3 198 (28.82%) GCP
4 140 (20.38%) IaaS
5 126 (18.34%) PaaS
6 95 (13.83%) SaaS
7 58 (8.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 49 (7.13%) Office 365
8 49 (7.13%) Serverless
9 41 (5.97%) OpenShift
10 36 (5.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 32 (4.66%) Amazon S3
12 31 (4.51%) Amazon EC2
13 28 (4.08%) AWS Lambda
14 20 (2.91%) GitHub
15 17 (2.47%) Amazon ELB
16 16 (2.33%) IBM Cloud
16 16 (2.33%) Route 53
17 15 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
18 14 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 69 (10.04%) Firewall
2 43 (6.26%) WAN
3 37 (5.39%) DNS
4 34 (4.95%) LAN
5 31 (4.51%) VPN
6 26 (3.78%) TCP/IP
7 24 (3.49%) Network Security
8 23 (3.35%) SAN
9 21 (3.06%) Skype
10 16 (2.33%) MPLS
11 13 (1.89%) HTTP
11 13 (1.89%) WebEx
12 10 (1.46%) Internet
12 10 (1.46%) NetScaler
13 9 (1.31%) Wireless
13 9 (1.31%) WLAN
14 8 (1.16%) DHCP
15 6 (0.87%) Cisco ISE
15 6 (0.87%) iSCSI
15 6 (0.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.39%) NoSQL
3 24 (3.49%) MySQL
3 24 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (2.91%) Big Data
5 13 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
6 11 (1.60%) Redis
7 10 (1.46%) BigQuery
8 8 (1.16%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.02%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (0.73%) Cloud Spanner
11 5 (0.73%) InfluxDB
11 5 (0.73%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.73%) Qlik Sense
12 4 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.58%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (0.58%) Power BI
13 3 (0.44%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 135 (19.65%) Jenkins
2 88 (12.81%) Git (software)
3 45 (6.55%) JIRA
4 34 (4.95%) GitLab
5 23 (3.35%) Artifactory
6 22 (3.20%) Bitbucket
6 22 (3.20%) TeamCity
7 19 (2.77%) Sonatype Nexus
7 19 (2.77%) Visual Studio Team System
8 16 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 14 (2.04%) Selenium
10 11 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (1.31%) Maven
12 8 (1.16%) CircleCI
13 7 (1.02%) SonarQube
14 5 (0.73%) GoCD
15 4 (0.58%) Ant
15 4 (0.58%) Cucumber
15 4 (0.58%) Subversion
16 3 (0.44%) Gradle
General
1 162 (23.58%) Finance
2 27 (3.93%) Banking
3 24 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 21 (3.06%) Public Sector
5 19 (2.77%) Front Office
6 14 (2.04%) Marketing
7 11 (1.60%) Retail
8 9 (1.31%) Aerospace
9 8 (1.16%) Games
9 8 (1.16%) Law
10 7 (1.02%) Digital Economy
11 5 (0.73%) Back Office
11 5 (0.73%) Electronics
11 5 (0.73%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.58%) Korean Language
13 3 (0.44%) Advertising
13 3 (0.44%) Automotive
13 3 (0.44%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.44%) Publishing
14 1 (0.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 149 (21.69%) Architect
2 111 (16.16%) DevOps Engineer
3 108 (15.72%) Cloud Engineer
4 50 (7.28%) AWS Engineer
5 48 (6.99%) Cloud Architect
6 41 (5.97%) Network Engineer
7 38 (5.53%) Azure Engineer
8 37 (5.39%) Solutions Architect
9 35 (5.09%) Technical Architect
10 34 (4.95%) AWS DevOps
11 33 (4.80%) Platform Engineer
12 32 (4.66%) AWS Architect
13 30 (4.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 27 (3.93%) Analyst
15 26 (3.78%) Azure Architect
15 26 (3.78%) Lead Architect
16 25 (3.64%) Consultant
17 24 (3.49%) Security Engineer
17 24 (3.49%) Senior DevOps
17 24 (3.49%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (12.81%) .NET
2 61 (8.88%) Web Services
3 42 (6.11%) Node.js
4 30 (4.37%) React
5 27 (3.93%) AngularJS
6 23 (3.35%) JSON
7 21 (3.06%) YAML
8 17 (2.47%) Spring
9 15 (2.18%) HTML
9 15 (2.18%) XML
10 14 (2.04%) REST
11 12 (1.75%) Java EE
11 12 (1.75%) Spring Boot
11 12 (1.75%) Spring Cloud
11 12 (1.75%) XMPP
12 10 (1.46%) Elastic Stack
13 9 (1.31%) CSS
13 9 (1.31%) Kafka
13 9 (1.31%) LAMP
13 9 (1.31%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 104 (15.14%) Data Centre
2 57 (8.30%) Hybrid Cloud
3 55 (8.01%) Private Cloud
4 52 (7.57%) Cloud Native
5 36 (5.24%) Management Information System
6 28 (4.08%) Derivative
7 26 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (3.20%) Greenfield Project
9 21 (3.06%) Fixed Income
9 21 (3.06%) Hedge funds
10 20 (2.91%) Equities
11 19 (2.77%) Blog
12 18 (2.62%) Equity Derivative
13 15 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (2.18%) Linux Command Line
13 15 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
14 10 (1.46%) Mobile App
14 10 (1.46%) PKI
15 9 (1.31%) Client/Server
16 8 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 210 (30.57%) Linux
2 162 (23.58%) Windows
3 65 (9.46%) Windows Server
4 20 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (2.77%) CentOS
6 18 (2.62%) Unix
7 17 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (2.33%) Android
9 14 (2.04%) Windows Server 2016
10 11 (1.60%) Windows Server 2019
11 10 (1.46%) Debian
11 10 (1.46%) Windows 10
12 9 (1.31%) Apple iOS
13 8 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.87%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.73%) VMS
16 3 (0.44%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.44%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (47.16%) DevOps
2 233 (33.92%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (14.85%) Infrastructure as Code
4 95 (13.83%) Migration
5 86 (12.52%) Microservices
6 85 (12.37%) Scrum
7 80 (11.64%) ITIL
8 66 (9.61%) Software Engineering
9 60 (8.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 52 (7.57%) Analytics
11 51 (7.42%) Fintech
12 50 (7.28%) Configuration Management
12 50 (7.28%) Information Security
13 49 (7.13%) Continuous Integration
14 47 (6.84%) Computer Science
15 44 (6.40%) Mentoring
16 43 (6.26%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 42 (6.11%) Deployment Automation
17 42 (6.11%) Presales
18 41 (5.97%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 206 (29.99%) Python
2 141 (20.52%) Java
3 127 (18.49%) PowerShell
4 126 (18.34%) SQL
5 74 (10.77%) Bash Shell
6 59 (8.59%) C#
7 54 (7.86%) JavaScript
8 45 (6.55%) Ruby
9 36 (5.24%) Go
10 29 (4.22%) C++
11 19 (2.77%) Perl
12 18 (2.62%) R
13 15 (2.18%) Groovy
14 11 (1.60%) PHP
15 9 (1.31%) Rust
16 8 (1.16%) C
16 8 (1.16%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.58%) Kotlin
17 4 (0.58%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 113 (16.45%) Degree
2 48 (6.99%) Security Cleared
3 35 (5.09%) SC Cleared
4 33 (4.80%) AWS Certification
5 32 (4.66%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (3.93%) Computer Science Degree
7 24 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (3.06%) CCNA
9 20 (2.91%) MCSE
10 17 (2.47%) CISSP
11 15 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.60%) CISM
13 10 (1.46%) CRISC
14 9 (1.31%) Master's Degree
15 8 (1.16%) CISA
15 8 (1.16%) DV Cleared
16 7 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
17 6 (0.87%) SANS
17 6 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 5 (0.73%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (8.44%) SLA
2 34 (4.95%) GDPR
3 21 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (2.91%) NIST
5 14 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (1.31%) PCI DSS
6 9 (1.31%) QA
7 7 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 6 (0.87%) ISO 22301
9 4 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.58%) Government Security Classifications
9 4 (0.58%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.58%) NCSC
9 4 (0.58%) NIST 800
10 3 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.44%) GAMP
10 3 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.44%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.29%) TARGET2
System Software
1 174 (25.33%) Docker
2 126 (18.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (11.94%) Active Directory
4 65 (9.46%) Hyper-V
5 18 (2.62%) vSphere
6 13 (1.89%) XenApp
7 12 (1.75%) VMware NSX
8 10 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.73%) Firmware
11 3 (0.44%) vCloud
11 3 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.44%) zsh
12 2 (0.29%) Xen
13 1 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.15%) GPFS
13 1 (0.15%) Lustre
13 1 (0.15%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 1 (0.15%) Varnish
13 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 174 (25.33%) Terraform
2 173 (25.18%) Kubernetes
3 147 (21.40%) Ansible
4 84 (12.23%) Puppet
5 49 (7.13%) Opscode Chef
6 48 (6.99%) SCCM
7 32 (4.66%) Prometheus
8 29 (4.22%) Microsoft Intune
9 27 (3.93%) Grafana
10 13 (1.89%) vCenter Server
11 11 (1.60%) Docker Swarm
11 11 (1.60%) Graylog
11 11 (1.60%) Packer
11 11 (1.60%) vRealize
12 10 (1.46%) Kibana
13 9 (1.31%) Rancher
14 8 (1.16%) Nagios
14 8 (1.16%) SCOM
14 8 (1.16%) WSUS
15 7 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 227 (33.04%) Microsoft
2 151 (21.98%) VMware
3 105 (15.28%) Google
4 68 (9.90%) Cisco
5 42 (6.11%) Citrix
6 34 (4.95%) HP
7 31 (4.51%) Red Hat
8 25 (3.64%) IBM
9 24 (3.49%) SAP
10 23 (3.35%) Splunk
11 22 (3.20%) Juniper
12 18 (2.62%) F5
13 17 (2.47%) Meraki
14 16 (2.33%) Oracle
15 14 (2.04%) Dell
15 14 (2.04%) SolarWinds
16 12 (1.75%) Arista
16 12 (1.75%) Fortinet
17 10 (1.46%) Palo Alto
18 9 (1.31%) Salesforce.com